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Jeff Cooper – Died (86)

September 25, 2022

Jeff Cooper
John Dean “Jeff” Cooper
May 10, 1920 – Sept 25, 2006 (86)

U.S. Marine

Creator of “modern technique” of handgun shooting

1962 – Coined term “hoplophobia” a fear of guns – Developed the conditions of readiness in which such a weapon can be carried – Developed the Color Code of Mental Awareness – Developed the 4 Rules of Gun Safety

1976 – founded the American Pistol Institute (API) in Arizona
(later renamed Gunsite Academy)

1976 – Founding President and Honorary Lifetime Chairman of the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC)

1983 – Conceived & Designed the Bren Ten pistol around the 10mm Auto

1997 – Steyr Mannlicher produced the “Scout Rifle” to his specifications



September 25, 2022
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